Aberystwyth University

Aberystwyth University

Criminology and International Justice

This course provides a foundation in criminological and international justice theory whilst allowing students to conduct specialist research on their chosen subject. Students study contemporary criminological theory in its worldwide context. In addition, the course is designed to help students cultivate skills in general research and analysis alongside the subject specific advanced theoretical work. The course covers the theoretical and practical limitations of criminology and international justice. Students work through a collection of genuine cases.

Entry requirements

An Honours degree (2.2 minimum). Degrees in the social sciences, law or other similar subjects are preferred. Those from other disciplines or with suitable professional experience are considered on an individual basis. Equivalent international qualifications are acceptable, especially if ECTS evidence is available. Accreditation of Prior Learning (APL) and/or Accreditation of Experiential Prior Learning (APEL) are considered on an individual basis according to current university regulations.

Course modules

Modules include: criminology and criminal justice theory; qualitative research methods; quantitative research methods; optional modules; international and UK punishment (theory and practice); crime, violence and abuse; criminology and human rights; criminology of international crimes; criminology of international conflict personnel.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 5,000 per Academic year (rest of UK fees (Scottish courses)) 12 months
MSc Full-time £ 5,000 per Academic year (EU fees) 12 months
MSc Full-time £ 6,000 per Academic year (home fees) 12 months
MSc Full-time £ 11,750 per Academic year (overseas fees) 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Penglais Campus Aberystwyth SY23 3AR Wales

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Key information

Contact: 
Department of Law and Criminology
Telephone number: 
01970 622729